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by Carolyn Fortuna, Clean Technica, January 20, 2020
The littlest state in the US has set the biggest goals for renewable energy.
- Democratic governor Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island signed an executive order this month calling for an end to fossil fuel dependence in Rhode Island by 2030
- The governor outlined her goal of focusing on battery storage with the transition to cleaner energy sources
- Rhode Island is on track to meet its 2020 goal of increasing their clean energy ten-fold